Read This Next – Funny Stories

Notes from the fall 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page or YouTube channel. Visit our online catalogue to place holds on these titles. Not sure how to place holds? Visit this Guide for details. Highlights An Abundance of Katherines by John Green When it comes... Continue Reading →

Tickle Your Funny Bone at Your Library

On April Fool’s Day several years ago I told my hockey-mad son that his big game was cancelled because the ice had melted at the rink. I thought his reaction was hilarious, but he still tells me it wasn’t funny. Humour, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder! At the Library we have... Continue Reading →

Interview with Terry Fallis

Terry Fallis earned an engineering degree from McMaster University. Drawn to politics, he worked for cabinet ministers at Queen’s Park and Ottawa. His first novel, The Best Laid Plans, began as a podcast, then was self-published, won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, was re-published by McClelland & Stewart to great reviews, was crowned the... Continue Reading →

Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde

  Published in 2009 and classified under the genres of fantasy fiction / science fiction, Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde is a far cry from other books with similar titles. Fforde is best known for his ongoing Thursday Next series and fans will find his standard flair in this dystopian tale. The story takes... Continue Reading →

Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

In the follow-up to her bestselling novels, Me before You and After You, author Jojo Moyes has published  an  eclectic  collection of nine short stories each from a woman's perspective and dealing with  a variety of themes from troubled relationships to near magical shoes. The longest story in the set is "Paris for One" and... Continue Reading →

Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen

This elegantly written book shows just how connected we all are.  Here in Thunder Bay, it’s common to discover you have something or someone in common to almost everyone you meet.  The “one degree of separation” phenomenon is understandable in a city the size of ours, but could it work in the metropolis of New... Continue Reading →

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